Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Nicholas Delbanco reminds us that the act of writing (i.e., making marks on a surface) changes with the times.
Novelist Nicholas Delbanco examines our changing language, letter by letter.
Nicholas Delbanco explores the literary and linguistic through line connecting everything from Elizabethan sonnets to modern street slang.
Anne Curzan sounds off on the battle between these indefinite articles.
Are you trying to pass mustard for all intensive purposes in a doggy dog world?
When it comes to expressing agreement, we can choose from an extensive range of options.
You say comprise, I say compose. Linguist Anne Curzan says we’re both right. Right?